Living on the Costa Blanca
It was in 1950 that a great interest was born for the Costa Blanca.
Situated opposite the Balearic Islands, the Costa Blanca is lined with beautiful beaches that are renown throughout Europe.
With over 320 days of sunshine a year, the Costa Blanca is irresistible to those seeking the certitude of sunshine and a warm climate to spend their holidays. Others come with a view to retiring or on a mission to find a better quality of life
The Costa Blanca, with its incomparable climate, is also a highly privileged destination for sport fanatics. In effect, the region is home to a large selection of clubs and sports associations where you can find a vast range of activities such as hiking, cycling or fishing. Golf lovers have access to an excellent choice of high quality golf courses and with over 25 nautical clubs in the region proposing different events and regatta, you can be sure to find plenty of opportunities to practice your chosen sport.
The Countryside is also rich and diverse. The region holds 9 natural parcs where nature lovers will delight in the stunning views and the striking contrasts between the coast line and the mountainous areas.
Various festivities are organised throughout the year in the towns and villages of the region. History, heritage and tradition are celebrated in an explosion of fireworks, colour and conviviality. These events are an excellent opportunity to enjoy local products and taste some of the famous gastronomic delights that the region has to offer.
In the past few years, the province has joined forces with the town councils and the citizens to continuously improve the infrastructure and the services offered to foreign clients in a bid to successfully turn the Costa Blanca into one of the most favoured places to visit in Europe.
The infrastructure in the Alicante region has greatly improved over the past few years.
With a growing European population searching for a better quality of life linked to improved benefits and services, the Valencian community has invested heavily in the areas of transport, health services and education.
Alicante and its surrounding regions are easily accessible thanks to an efficient motorway network that links all of the large cities in Spain.
The Alicante International airport is the main airport for the Valencian Community and the Region of Murcia and is connected to all European destinations. Cities such as Paris, Brussels or Geneva are particularly accessible in a brief travelling time.
Alicante Paris 1h40. / Alicante Brussels 2h00. / Alicante Genève 1h30. / Alicante London 2h40.
Since 2014 it is also possible to travel via train to Alicante or Valencia in 1h30 thanks to the high speed train (AVE).
The region is equipped with an important number of International clinics and hospitals, notably; Clinique Benidorm, Vissum (ophtalmology), Medimar Hopital International d'Alicante, Hospital Imed, Clínica Vistahermosa.
Additionally, numerous International schools such as the Lycée Français d'Alicante, the British School, The European School of Alicante, and even a Russian School are represented. Likewise, Alicante and Valencia are university towns that welcome a large number of students every year.